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East, Cardinal Mooney football game canceled due to COVID-19

The matchup between East and Cardinal Mooney scheduled for Friday at Mineral Ridge has been canceled due to COVID-19 issues within the East football program. East football coach Mark Assion confirmed the news Thursday afternoon and said East's matchup with Howland on Oct. 1 is also in ...

1st Florida school district gets US cash for virus mask vote

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida school district has received cash from President Joe Biden's administration to make up for state pay cuts imposed over a board's vote for a student anti-coronavirus mask mandate. Alachua County school Superintendent Carlee Simon said in a news release ...

Famed cathedral names artist to replace Confederate windows

(AP) - Washington National Cathedral announced today it has chosen contemporary artist Kerry James Marshall, renowned for his wide-ranging works depicting African American life, to design new stained-glass windows with themes of racial justice that will replace a set with Confederate imagery ...

African leaders tell UN they need more vaccines

NEW YORK — The inequity of COVID-19 vaccine distribution is coming into sharper focus as many of the African countries whose populations have little to no access to the life-saving shots stepped to the podium to speak at the U.N.'s annual meeting of world leaders. South Africa's president ...

State to offer incentives to younger Ohioans to get vaccinated

In an effort to get younger people vaccinated against COVID-19, Gov. Mike DeWine today announced the state will give away scholarships to those ages 12 to 25 who have already been inoculated or will do so before the drawings. These Ohio Vax-to-School drawings would be held weekly over a ...

CDC advisers try to work out the details on booster shots

(AP) - With booster doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine now authorized in the U.S., government advisers reconvened today to tackle the most contentious question yet: Exactly who should roll up their sleeves right away? Late Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration signed off on extra shots ...